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Wildland Fire Potential Outlook – issued June 1, 2020

Here is the weblink for the current outlook: https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf As I said, the Outlooks issued June 1 and July 1 give us a much better picture of how the fire season might shape up.  And, it is not looking good for Northwestern Montana.  We are forecast to have a more active than normal fire season in July, August and September…. Read more →

July/August/September Wildland Fire Potential Outlook

Greetings!   Here is the July/August/September Wildland Fire Potential Outlook issued today.  No big change here: https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf While we have appreciated the moisture we received lately, we are still behind in overall precipitation for the year.  And while there is probability of showers in the forecast, I’m thinking things are going to dry out – and probably quickly by late July. … Read more →

June 2019 Large Fire Potential Outlook

Northwestern Montana (including the Flathead) is forecasted for  above normal large fire potential starting in mid-July and continuing through August into at least mid-September. So, it has the potential to be a busy fire season in the North Fork.     Click on the link below for the report. Allen Chrisman https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf

North Fork Patrol update

The North Fork Patrol had its spring meeting on 30 May. So far this year the patrol has logged 722 miles and checked on 132 residences. Only two owners had to be notified of damages.  As folks return to the North Fork for the summer, the patrol reminds them to be sure to have a plan of action incase of… Read more →

Crazy Hat Square Dance 2017

Winter Ball at the Hall on February 16

A fairly new North Fork tradition is the Winter Ball in February.  For the third year in a row, the culmination of weekly winter dance lessons is the glamorous Winter Ball at the Hall.  For all of its glitz and glitter, the Winter Ball is funky and in keeping with North Fork lifestyles.  Ladies comb through ball gowns in local… Read more →

Winter 2019 Interlocal Meeting – Updated

The Winter 2019 Interlocal Meeting will be hosted by Flathead County. It is scheduled to be held from 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20 at the Flathead Forest headquarters building, 650 Wolfpack Way, Kalispell, MT 59901. (The Forest Service volunteered to supply meeting space.)  The meeting will be in the 3-Forks Conference Room. David Prunty, Flathead County Public Works… Read more →

2017 Pie and Ice Cream Social and Square Dance

Weekly Winter Dance Classes in December at the Hall

A big crowd of dancers met at the Hall last Friday to learn (or review) the basic steps for Waltz and Two Step.  Many first-time dancers were there and by the end of the class, everyone could waltz and two step! Weekly classes will resume on Friday nights in December leading up to the New Year’s Eve Party.  Classes will… Read more →